Regular Expression Pattern
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- See: Graph Matching Pattern, Formal Language, Perl Regular Expression.
- 1. (computing theory) A concise description of a regular formal language with notations for concatenation, alternation, and iteration (repetition) of subexpressions.
- 2. (computing more generally) Any pattern for text matching or searching, frequently offering more or less functionality than a theoretical regular expression.